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Address: Vail, CO
Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding
Description: A newly expanded area in Vail that offers challenging trails for...
A newly expanded area in Vail that offers challenging trails for intermediate and advanced skiers.
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Amazing Skiing

China Bowl in Blue Sky Basin is the best skiing. Powder, courduroy, trees. It has everything. Awesome skiing, especially on a blue-bird day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Lake Worth, Florida
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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

China Bowl in Blue Sky Basin is the best skiing. Powder, courduroy, trees. It has everything. Awesome skiing, especially on a blue-bird day.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

OUTSTANDING views from the top with a great variety of terrain off the different chairs. Pack a lunch or snacks and sit out and enjoy Colorado views.

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you like skiing through trees make your way back to blue sky basin. It is so much fun, especially on a powder day!

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Anghiari, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

For me, Vail is all about Blue Sky Basin. I like powder and in the trees at Blue Sky Basin is your best bet to find it at this crowded mountain. The only down side is the long cat track to get there.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Blue Sky is our first stop every time we ski at Vail. Since it can be limited to mostly more intermediate and advanced skiers (tree runs) it's typically not as crowded as other areas on the mountain. It's like you have the whole hill to yourself - and it usually has great snow coverage! Stopping at Dawg Haws has become... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Ever since Blue Sky opened up in 2000 it's been a destination for novices and powder hounds alike. Get there early and hide some brats and wine in the snow up at Belle's Camp. Then go out and enjoy the wide open glades as well as the more challenging terrain, like Lovers Leap. When you get hungry, go back to... More 

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Huntington, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Undecided if Blue Sky Basin is the spot - the Bowls are much better. Terrain can get difficult quickly so beginner/intermediates need to keep a close eye on the trails.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

For intermediate to advanced skiers, a lot of runs with almost no people there, sometimes we were the only ones skiing down.

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Leeds
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

One of the best places I've skied in 40 years. Don't miss it! The tree skiing is the best I've found, the black diamonds weren't too difficult in decent conditions.

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Start early - Blue Sky Basin is the southern most part of the ski area - and you'll have to take at least three lifts to get to Bell's Camp - but worth the effort. The views are amazing, skiing in the trees is fun and challenging, and terrain is varied. No green skiing here, but wide open space at... More 

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Address: Vail, CO
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail

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